Radiation chemistry as a tool in earth science studies

Authors

  • Adriana Meléndez-López Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Jorge Cruz-Castañeda Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Alicia Negrón-Mendoza Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Sergio Ramos-Bernal Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Alejandro Heredia-Barbero Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Hector Vazquez-López Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31349/SuplRevMexFis.4.011007

Keywords:

dyes, gamma radiation, earth science

Abstract

The study of the interaction of gamma radiation with relevant elements on our planet is important for escearth sciences to understand current phenomena that the Earth is experiencing and to suggest solutions such as the removal of dyes from wastewater. The goal of this work is to show the importance of research results in which the interaction of gamma radiation with organic compounds gives clues to solving current problems by making use of gamma radiation interaction with matter. Our results show that gamma irradiation could be an alternative to the removal of emerging contaminants, a topic of current relevance.

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2023-09-08

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Meléndez-López A, Cruz-Castañeda J, Negrón-Mendoza A, Ramos-Bernal S, Heredia-Barbero A, Vazquez-López H. Radiation chemistry as a tool in earth science studies. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 8 [cited 2024 May 28];4(1):011007 1-4. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6762